October 4 / October 9, 2012

Project 1:Cryptography Project

All activities are held in the Provo High School (October 4, 2012) and Orem High School (October 9, 2012)

Time Event
2:20 - 2:30 pm Welcome remarks
Introduction and discussion about math, careers and women
Refreshments will be served
2:40 - 3:15 pm Group work and hands-on Modular Arithmetic project
  • Modular Arithmetic
  • Prime and Relatively Prime Numbers
3:15 - 4:10 pm Group work and hands-on Cryptography project
  • Project 1.1: Introduction and History
  • Project 1.2: Cryptography
  • Project 1.3: Substitution Ciphers
    • Caeser Cipher
    • Multiplicative Cipher
    • Affine Cipher
  • Project 1.4: One-Time Pad
  • Project 1.5: Math Mind Reading
  • Project 1.6: Public Key Cryptography
4:10 - 4:20 pm Playing SET game
4:20 - 4:30 pm Short Survey